December 18, 2021
China’s Growing Dominance in Maritime Shipping
By Matthew Rochat
China’s dominance over the commercial maritime sector may be a source of vulnerability for the U.S. and other geopolitical rivals moving forward.
October 18, 2021
Pacific Nations Have an Interest in Challenging China’s Expansive Maritime Claims
By Phuong Vu
Small island nations have a strong reason to prevent the de facto acceptance of Beijing's interpretations of international law.
August 24, 2020
Mahan, Corbett, and China’s Maritime Grand Strategy
By Andrew Latham
The shift from Mahan to Corbett is reflective of a major shift in Chinese grand strategy – one that has implications for the U.S. and the Indo-Pacific at large.
January 01, 2020
3 Keys to a Peaceful China-US Maritime Coexistence
By Hu Bo
As U.S.-China frictions grow, the likelihood of a maritime clash increases. Here's how to avoid a worst-case scenario.
April 11, 2017
After the Summit: Where Do US-China Relations Go From Here?
By Tuan N. Pham
What's Beijing’s regional strategy in 2017, how should Washington respond, and where did the Xi-Trump summit fit in?
March 08, 2017
The Power of Ports: China’s Maritime March
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Sam Beatson.
January 24, 2017
China's Maritime Great Wall in the South and East China Seas
By Samir Tata
China is building a maritime cordon sanitaire.
November 24, 2016
China's Maritime Strategy on the Horizon
By Tuan N. Pham
There's a fleeting strategic opportunity for the U.S. to influence Beijing’s looming and evolving maritime strategy.
March 25, 2016
Maritime Strategy With Chinese Characteristics?
By Ryan D. Martinson
A closer look at the lexicon of China's seaward expansion.
March 24, 2016
Why China Shouldn't Denounce UNCLOS
By Tara Davenport
As the South China Sea judgment looms, some say China should drop out of UNCLOS. That's not a viable option.
March 15, 2016
China's Plan for Lawfare in the Maritime Domain
By Shannon Tiezzi
"Lawfare" at work in the maritime domain.
February 25, 2016
Maritime Asia: Responding to the China Challenge
By Patrick Cronin
How to craft a U.S. response to China's recent actions in the maritime domain -- particularly the South China Sea.